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3-Month-Old Indian Baby May Suffer From Spontaneous Human Combustion

A 3-month-old Indian baby has burst into flames at least four times without any obvious external cause, leading doctors to investigate the …

8 Important Daguerreotype Photos

On this date in 1839, the French government released Louis Daguerre’s photographic process to the world—for free. The inventor began developing the …

10 Wacky Grooming Products from the 1970s

I’d like to say that we Baby Boomers were savvy shoppers in our youth—that we never fell for fancy packaging or seductive advertisements. I’d like to …

8 Seemingly Harmless Toys That Were Yanked Off the Shelf

Some toys were doomed from the start, as any one of the thousands of people impaled by lawn darts will attest. But others seem completely incapable …

Lemur Extinction Ahead? New 3 Year Plan Looks to Boost Conservation of Endangered Species

Lemurs around the world are facing extinction, especially on their native island of Madagascar , threatened by expanding agriculture, illegal …

Do you have a favourite number?

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer admits to a love of even numbers – and research shows she's not alone<p>Do you have a preference for odd or even numbers? Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, does: "I really like even numbers, and I like heavily divisible numbers," she says in the latest Vogue. "Twelve is my lucky …

5 Beloved Scientists Who Were Actually Bullies

Electrocuting animals, stealing credit, self-aggrandizing, and more<p>Unfortunately, scientific genius doesn't necessarily come with superhuman social skills. The great minds on this list may have made significant contributions to their fields, but even hundreds of years later, we're still shaking our …

21 Problems Only Music Lovers Will Understand

Being obsessed with music is a full-time occupation.

Rapper’s Instagram Feed Led Cops to Historically Huge Gun Bust

Thanks to one aspiring rapper’s careless Instagram posts, New York City police scored the largest gun bust in city history. As Gawker points out, …

The Best Snacks to Bring on Airplanes

<i>by Amy Sherman</i><p>Do you crave Biscoff cookies or Terra Blues potato chips? If you do, you're probably a frequent flier. I travel a fair amount and while some airlines offer decent snacks, more often than not they are sold out or not available by the time they get to my row, so I find it's best to be …

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Disturbing Photo Shows South Korean Plastic Surgery For Permanent Smile?

Earlier this week a bizarre photo hit Reddit, purportedly showing the results of a new plastic surgery trend. The user claimed the girl in the picture had undergone a "new plastic surgery in Asia that curls the corners of your lips."<p>While the authenticity of the photo hasn't been confirmed, the …

GLAAD finds few gay characters in movies

For nearly two decades GLAAD has tracked the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on television. Now, the organization is turning its attention to the movies.<p>The "Studio Responsibility Index," released by the media monitoring group Wednesday, found a significant lack of …

California Mayor Petitions for End to FDA Ban on Gay Donors

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Brushing And Flossing Could Cut Risk Of Oral HPV Infection

The human papillomavirus is a big cause of mouth and throat cancers, and those cancers have been getting more and more common.<p>So researchers asked: Could brushing and flossing make a difference?<p>It looks like the answer is yes, at least when it comes to being infected with oral HPV.<p>People with poor …

Canada's Knockoff Cronut Burger Made a Bunch of People Horribly Sick

Shooting victim Chris Lane’s last moments caught on 911 emergency call

Driver Joyce Smith sees Australian and calls for help: 'He just fell over in a ditch and he's got blood on him,' she tells operator<p>The harrowing last seconds of shooting victim Chris Lane's life have been heard on a 911 emergency call.<p>The seven-minute call, released by the district attorney's …

Syrian activists offer harrowing accounts of alleged chemical attacks

CAIRO -- Syrian opposition activists reached in the suburbs of Damascus provided harrowing accounts of what they said were chemical attacks unleashed by the military early Wednesday.<p>Although descriptions varied, they generally said that the chemical agents were deployed using rockets that landed …